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Example sentences from the Web for epaulet
They think so because soldiers wear fine uniforms, epaulettes and gold lace, and glittering swords.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
Onisim brought him his everyday coat—an old grass-coloured coat, with huge striped epaulettes.A Desperate Character and Other Stories|Ivan Turgenev
The young lady's notions are however above tailors; her husband must wear epaulettes and orders.
They are equivalent to the bear-skin caps, the flaming helmets, and the bullion-fringed epaulettes of our soldiers.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
If the reader cannot fancy Van Amburgh's lions in red coats and epaulettes, he must be content to lose the effect of the picture.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)|Charles Lever